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Happy Birthday, Dee Snider

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Dee Snider - 2013, May 11 - frontman of Twisted Sister performs during the Rock N' Roll Heaven And Old Bridge Metal Militia Reunion & Superstorm Sandy Benefit Concert at the Encore Event Center in Freehold, New Jersey - Getty Images

Dee Snider - 2013, May 11 - frontman of Twisted Sister performs during the Rock N' Roll Heaven And Old Bridge Metal Militia Reunion & Superstorm Sandy Benefit Concert at the Encore Event Center in Freehold, New Jersey - Getty Images

Happy Birthday, Dee Snider ...
Born Daniel Snider on March 15, 1955 in Astoria, New York, US., Dee Snider is a singer-songwriter, screenwriter, radio personality, and actor. He is best known as the frontman of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister (classic lineup: Dee Snider (lead vocals), Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda (lead & rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Jay Jay French (rhythm & lead guitar, backing vocals), Mark "The Animal" Mendoza (bass, backing vocals), A. J. Pero (drums, percussion)).
In the Hit Parader's Top 100 Metal Vocalist of All Time, he ranked 83.
In early 1976, he joined Twisted Sister and thereafter became the songwriter of the band. In 1982, the band released their first studio album : Under the Blade.
Their third album, Stay Hungry, is their most successful record with the hits "We're Not Gonna Take It" and "I Wanna Rock".
Dee is also known because of his metal-inspired drag look with with long blond hair, an excessive amount of eye shadow and rouge, and bright red lipstick.
To conclude, we wish a happy birthday and years of rock to Dee Snider!

Dee Snider -  2012, June 14 - Azkena Rock Festival

Dee Snider - 2012, June 14 - Azkena Rock Festival

Dee Snider - 2009

Dee Snider - 2009

[french version :
Joyeux anniversaire, Dee Snider ...
Né Daniel Snider le 15 Mars 1955 à Astoria, New York, US, Dee Snider est un chanteur-compositeur, scénariste, personnalité de la radio, et acteur. Il est surtout connu comme le leader du groupe de heavy metal "Twisted Sister" (lineup classique : Dee Snider (chant), Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda (guitare solo et rythmique, choeurs), Jay Jay French (guitare solo et rythmique, choeurs), Mark "The Animal" Mendoza (basse, choeurs), A. J. Pero (batterie, percussions).
Il est 83ème rang dans le classement des 100 plus grand chanteur de "Heavy metal" de tous les temps.
Au début de 1976, il a rejoint Twisted Sister et devint l'auteur-compositeur du groupe. En 1982, le groupe a sorti son premier album studio : Under the Blade.
Leur troisième album : Stay Hungry, est leur disque qui a rencontré le plus de succès avec les hits "We're Not Gonna Take It" et "I Wanna Rock".
Dee est également connu pour son "look" de travesti hard rockeur avec de longs cheveux blonds, les paupières et les joues fardées de maniére excessive et son rouge à lèvres rouge vif.
Pour conclure, nous souhaitons un heureux anniversaire et des années de rock à Dee Snider !]

Dee Snider - 2009, July 10 - photo: Britt Johansen

Dee Snider - 2009, July 10 - photo: Britt Johansen

Dee Snider - 1984 - Twisted Sister frontman got down with his mic during a concert - Getty Images

Dee Snider - 1984 - Twisted Sister frontman got down with his mic during a concert - Getty Images

Dee Snider - 1984 - new Mexico, USA

Dee Snider - 1984 - new Mexico, USA

Dee Snider - 1983 - Twisted Sister

Dee Snider - 1983 - Twisted Sister

Dee Snider - 1983 - Twisted Sister

Dee Snider - 1983 - Twisted Sister

Dee Snider - 1981 - Twisted Sister

Dee Snider - 1981 - Twisted Sister

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